Airline Transport Pilot

Airline Transport Pilot

The airline transportation pilot (ATP) certificate is the highest level of pilot certification

ATP certification qualifies to serve as a flight crew member in scheduled airline operations under CFR 14 Part 121. Your first step toward the ATP certificate is the Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP CTP). This program meets the requirements of FAR §61.156. The ATP CTP applies to applicants for an ATP certificate with a multi-engine class rating. This rating prepares you to fly safely in operations that require an ATP certificate by regulation.

FAA Minimum Requirements

FAA Part 61.153 Eligibility requirements

  • After July 31, 2014, for an airline transport pilot certificate with an airplane category multiengine class rating or an airline transport pilot certificate obtained concurrently with an airplane type rating, receive a graduation certificate from an authorized training provider certifying completion of the airline transport pilot certification training program specified in §61.156 before applying for the knowledge tes
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Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming Certified

Before training 1 weekTSA finger-print screening
(International students ONLY)
Ground school and flight training with instructor2 weeks
FAA written exam Minimum passing score is 70%.
Practical test (checkride) Oral and flight examsand skills
Total: 1 month

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